paraffin lamp

paraffin lamp
керосиновая лампа

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  • paraffin lamp — Cockney Rhyming Slang Tramp (hobo) I gave me last apple to that old paraffin …   English dialects glossary

  • paraffin lamp — n British a tramp. This rhyming slang expression was recorded in the Merseyside area in the early 1990s, although it is presuma bly much older. Penny stamp and Harold Ramp are synonyms …   Contemporary slang

  • paraffin — [[t]pæ̱rəfɪn[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Paraffin is a strong smelling liquid which is used as a fuel in heaters, lamps, and engines. [mainly BRIT] ...a paraffin lamp. Syn: kerosene (in AM, use kerosene) 2) N UNCOUNT Paraffin wax, or in American English… …   English dictionary

  • paraffin — Noun. A tramp, vagrant. Rhyming slang on paraffin lamp …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • lamp — n. 1) to plug in a lamp 2) to turn on a lamp 3) to light a lamp 4) to unplug a lamp 5) to turn off a lamp 6) an anglepoise (BE); electric; floor (AE), standard (BE); fluorescent; gooseneck; incandescent; neon; reading; safety lamp; sunlamp;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lamp — lampless, adj. /lamp/, n. 1. any of various devices furnishing artificial light, as by electricity or gas. Cf. fluorescent lamp, incandescent lamp. 2. a container for an inflammable liquid, as oil, which is burned at a wick as a means of… …   Universalium

  • Paraffin (disambiguation) — The word Paraffin can cause confusion because it has different meanings in different countries and disciplines. It may refer to:* Paraffin, chemistry * Kerosene, a fuel * Tractor vaporising oil, a fuel * Liquid paraffin (medicinal) * Liquid… …   Wikipedia

  • lamp — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bedside, desk, floor, overhead (AmE), reading, standard (BrE), standing (AmE), table ▪ electric …   Collocations dictionary

  • paraffin — noun Paraffin is used before these nouns: ↑heater, ↑lamp, ↑oil …   Collocations dictionary

  • paraffin, GB — žibalas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Naftos distiliacijos frakcija, verdanti 150–300 °C temperatūroje, tarp benzino ir gazolio. atitikmenys: angl. burning oil; coal oil; domestic kerosine; kerosene; kerosine; lamp oil; paraffin, GB rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lamp oil — noun a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters • Syn: ↑kerosene, ↑kerosine, ↑coal oil • Hypernyms: ↑fuel, ↑hydrocarbon • Hyponyms: ↑paraffin, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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